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VR vs. AR – What’s the Difference?

VR vs. AR – What’s the Difference?

As Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) continue to gain steam, you might be wondering what the difference is, and more importantly – how it affects your business. Both AR and VR are based on the same technologies, which is a graphical overlay that is directed by the user’s experience, based on their movements. … Continue reading

4 Easy Tactics to Optimize Your Store

4 Easy Tactics to Optimize Your Store

1. Create a Strategic Store Layout Create an inviting atmosphere for students where they can browse or just hang out between classes. Design a path through the store that they can follow, starting with an inviting entrance. Pay attention to where you place products to entice students. Promote impulse purchases by grouping like items and … Continue reading

How To Create Compelling In-Store Signage

How To Create Compelling In-Store Signage

It’s easy to boost sales using compelling in-store signage in your store, 8 out of 10 consumers have entered a store because a sign caught their interest. Signage can help quickly point out new products or promotions so students can easily educate themselves when sales associates aren’t available. Effective retail signage has become part of … Continue reading

How To: Implement Consistent Customer Service

How To: Implement Consistent Customer Service

Consistency is powerful and it defines the type of experience students will have when they shop in your store. Now more than ever, students are shopping in brick-and-mortar stores solely because of the experience they get there. Remember, your employees are the face of your store and ultimately can control the type of interactions students … Continue reading

How To: Upsell and Cross-Sell [Infographic]

How To: Upsell and Cross-Sell [Infographic]

The art of upselling and cross-selling not only increases revenue, but it also significantly increases your customer Life Time Value (LTV). When you can upsell or cross-sell products it shows your associates are truly experts on the items in your store and that your students can trust their recommendations. Knowing your students’ needs and wants … Continue reading

Benefits of Cross selling and Upselling

Benefits of Cross selling and Upselling

Providing customers with extra items they have genuine interested in by connecting other items to their original choice is what we commonly refer to cross selling. Cross selling is a great tool to boost sales and to show off your customer service and should be implemented in your campus store. Before customers walk through your … Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About EMV Credit Cards

EMV–which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa—is now the global standard credit card chip. In wake of numerous large-scale data breaches and increasing rates of counterfeit credit cards, U.S. card issuers have adopted this new technology to protect customers. Approximately 120 million Americans have already received an EMV credit card and the numbers will continue … Continue reading

Mission Statements: How to Make Your Store Stand Out

Mission Statements: How to Make Your Store Stand Out

Your store, marketing, staff, and products are always communicating. Although your store and your products cannot actually talk to your customers, they can communicate a message just as well as your marketing and staff. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” These lyrics to George Harrison’s song “Any Road” … Continue reading